Christison Rare Books (IOBA, SABDA): Europe
trouvé: 5 livres

 
UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA
Correspondence Relating to the European Crisis, Including Despatch from His Majesty's Ambassador at Berlin Respecting the Rupture of Diplomatic Relations with the German Government
(Pretoria: Union of South Africa, 1914). . Full title continues: Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of His Excellency the Governor-General, 1914. 330 x 210 mm; original side-stitched printed green wrappers; pp. 70. Wrappers rather worn and somewhat soiled; staples rusted; sporadic foxing. The correspondence, largely between Sir Edward Grey, Sir E. Goschen and various European luminaries, commences on July 20, 1914, and continues until after Britain's declaration of war on Germany. The final item is dated August 8, 1914, and headed 'Despatch from His Majesty's Ambassador at Berlin respecting the Rupture of Diplomatic Relations with the German Government.'.
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N° du livre: 7016
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 | CHF 12]
Catalogue: Europe
Mots-clés: Balkan . Treaties. First World . Great . Powers

 
GRÜN, REINHARD, AND OTHERS
Jechtingen Am Kaiserstuhl Mit Der Burg Sponeck in Alter Und Neuer Zeit. Teil 2
(Freiburg: Selbstverlag der Gemeinde, 1963). . Title continues: Anläßlich der Einweihung des neuen Schulhauses und des neuen Winzerkellers. 210 x 150 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. 211 + (ii) + adverts.; colour frontis.; several monochrome illustrations. Wrappers somewhat worn and a little foxed, with earlier owner's hand-stamp to upper cover; archival tape reinforcing to upper hinge; sporadic, moderate foxing. Good condition. German text. Local history and landmarks of this village situated northwest of Freiburg and bordering on Alsace..
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N° du livre: 7009
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 | CHF 8]
Catalogue: Europe
Mots-clés: Black Forest. . Topography. Deutsch

 
INGLIS, FRANCIS CAIRD
Dear Auld Reekie. Camera Pictures of Edinburgh
(Edinburgh: The Homeland Association of Scotland, 1925). . 247 x 190 mm; saddle-stitched pictorial card wrappers; unpagingated (but pp. 32). Cover rather foxed and a little curled; archival tape strengthening to tail of spine; a little foxing internally. Good. "There is no Edinburgh emigrant, far or near, from China or Peru, but he or she carries some lively pictures of the mind, some sunset behind the Castle cliffs, some snow scene, some maze of city lamps, indelible in the memory... For any such, if this book fall in their way, here are a few more home pictures. It would be pleasant, if they should recognise a house where they had dwelt, or a walk that they had taken." - Robert Louis Stevenson..
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N° du livre: 7070
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 | CHF 6]
Catalogue: Europe
Mots-clés: . Topography. Local History. Photographs

 
MILNER, VISCOUNT [ALFRED]
Questions of the Hour
(London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1923). . Demy 8vo; original blue cloth, with paper title label to backstrip; dustwrapper; pp. 173. Dustwrapper edgeworn and rather browned, especially to spine panel (a remarkable survival nonetheless); spine slightly cocked; name signed on front free endpaper; endpapers and edges somewhat foxed, occasional foxing elsewhere. Good condition. This anthology of essays, published not long before Milner's death, sets out his ideas on many matters relating to finance and administration, in which areas he displayed brilliant insight..
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N° du livre: 6931
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.75 | CHF 18]
Catalogue: Europe
Mots-clés: First World War. . Great Britain

 
SAMUELSON, CHRISTINE
Silvia Königin Von Schweden. Ein Märchen Der Wirklichkeit
(Unterägeri: Edition Sven Erik Bergh, 1982) 3716301896. . 4to; laminated pictorial boards; pp. 134 + (ii); profusely illustrated with photographs, largely in full colour, from the lives of Silvia Sommerlath and Crown Prince Carl Gustav. Very good condition. German text. An appealing celebration of the life and accomplishments of charming Queen Silvia, a commoner of German-Brazilian parentage, who has won over the Swedish nation..
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N° du livre: 7001
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.75 | CHF 18]
Catalogue: Europe
Mots-clés: Royal House. Philanthropists. Famous Weddings. Deutsch

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